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Cable television in the United States - Wikipedia, the free ...

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Cable television first became available in the United States in 1948, with ... of 2006 about 58.4% of all American homes subscribe to basic cable television services. ... Some telephone service prov...

U.S. pay-TV penetration flat at 84% of homes … and Netflix has little ...

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Sep 2, 2014 ... U.S. pay-TV penetration has remained flat, with about five out of ... LRG's Cable, DBS & Telcos: Competing for Customers 2014 report says.

Only Seven Percent of TV Households Rely on Over-the-Air Signals ...

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“The vast majority of Americans no longer rely on over-the-air TV signals,” said Gary ... have moved away in droves from traditional broadcast television thanks to a ... receive television programming through traditional pay-TV services (cable,  ...

Ready to Cut the Cord? - The New York Times

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Apr 6, 2013 ... More than 90 percent of American households pay for TV, according to Nielsen. ... households that previously paid for TV will have cut the cord, ... and so it seems did many viewers responding to a survey by Wired magazine.

Why Americans Are Giving Up on Cable TV but Not Cutting the Cord ...

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Mar 21, 2015 ... Americans are watching less cable, but they haven't stopped paying for it. ... has probably kept many Americans tied to their pay-TV providers.

Cable TV Providers Hit by Continued Subscriber Erosion ...

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Sep 3, 2013 ... In total about 103 million of the 114 U.S. TV homes have some sort of paid ... while the top broadband providers (many of them cable companies) added .... "I don't go along with the idea that the American people can't make up ...

One-in-seven Americans are televisioncord cutters” | Pew ...

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Dec 21, 2015 ... A shift in how people watch TV is underway, as the new Pew Research Center ... Another 9% of Americans have never had a cable or satellite subscription at ... And these preferences are driven in many cases by affordability.

Another 1.8 Million People Just Ditched Cable TV - Business Insider

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Sep 4, 2013 ... About 1.8 million people ended their cable TV subscriptions in Q2 2013, according to analysts at SNL Kagan. ... 911,000 U.S. homes have cut the cord in the past year, according to MoffettNathanson. ... 2-) If you live outside the United States, you can have access to Al Jazeera, Sky News, and many other ...

Television in the United States | Britannica.com

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Jan 26, 2016 ... American TV programs, like American popular culture in general in ... Breaking news · Cable news as entertainment · The return of the ... The public quickly adjusted to radio broadcasting and either enjoyed its many programs or turned ... render laughter a necessary palliative, and people therefore have a ...

New Study Shows A Rise In Cord Cutting – 8.2 Percent Ditched Pay ...

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Jun 23, 2015 ... ... America is, in fact growing – in 2014, 8.2 percent of former pay TV ... Many in that group (39.7 percent) watch 5 channels or fewer. ... Digitalsmiths has been running its surveys since 2012, however, .... In my mind the most important metric is how many people go back to cable/satellite after cutting the cord.

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Forget Cable Cord-Cutting: 83 Percent Of American Households Still ...

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Sep 3, 2015 ... A new report finds that America's interest in paying for TV services is ... number of American households paying for cable has declined from a ...

How many households have cable TV? - Ask.com

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This means that approximately 90 percent of Americans had access to paid ... have made the choice to move away from the menu of cable networks and make  ...

With So Many Americans Dropping Cable, Will Cord Cutting Doom ...

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Oct 27, 2015 ... The number of U.S. households giving up cable each year has stayed ... For millions of Americans, "TV" increasingly can mean both cable and ...

Households Ditching Cable, Satellite TV - ABC News - Go.com

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Apr 21, 2014 ... The ranks of Americans who no longer get cable or satellite TV have ... This includes many independent young adults who have never paid for ...

For millions of cord cutters, cable TV fades to black - USA Today

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Aug 24, 2014 ... For millions of cord cutters, cable TV fades to black ... Nearly one-fifth of Americans who have working Netflix or Hulu Plus .... Deciding from among the many boxes can feel daunting, as they each have pros and cons. Among ...